Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 8:45 am
The Southland remained in the cross hairs of a wildfire threat today amid unseasonably high heat, gusty Santa Ana winds and low humidity.
Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 9:21 am
A period of "elevated fire danger" will threaten Southern California from tonight through early next week -- the product of high heat, low humidity and Santa Ana winds spawned by an upper level ridge of high pressure, forecasters said.
Posted Sep. 30, 2014, 9:17 am
Gusty northeast winds, high heat and low humidity will create "critical fire weather conditions" in the mountains, forests and valley areas of Los Angeles and Ventura counties from Wednesday night through Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.
Posted Sep. 17, 2014, 9:01 am
Flash flooding threatened parts of the Southland today as a combination of high heat and subtropical moisture created atmospheric instability, raising a chance of showers and thunderstorms, forecasters said.
Posted Sep. 16, 2014, 9:06 am
The Southland will bake on the sixth day of a heat wave today and remain under the threat of wildfire as high surf continues to batter the coast.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:30 am
As the region's heat wave lingered into a new week, a red flag warning denoting a risk of wildfire was in effect in much of Southern California today, along with an excessive heat warning intended to focus the attention of residents on the need to protect themselves from "dangerously hot weather."
Posted Sep. 14, 2014, 9:06 am
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning and a Red Flag Warning for the Los Angeles area through Tuesday.
Posted Sep. 12, 2014, 8:52 am
The heat wave gripping the Southland will gain strength today amid temperatures in the high 90s and low 100s, sustaining an elevated risk of wildfire and creating severe health risks, especially for the elderly.
Posted Sep. 11, 2014, 9:41 am
Starting today, the Southland will be in the grips of a heat wave that will generate temperatures in the 100s in some areas and an elevated risk of wildfire for several days, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted Sep. 6, 2014, 9:24 am
A moderate southerly swell will begin generating high surf and dangerous rip currents along Southern California's coast today -- threats that will persist through Monday, forecasters said.
Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:19 am
High surf generated by Hurricane Marie will batter California's coast starting today, raising fears of some flooding and powerful rip currents through Friday and creating "extremely dangerous" conditions for swimmers and surfers, forecasters said.
Posted Aug. 3, 2014, 9:01 am
Rain around the Los Angeles area due to monsoonal moisture caused power lines to arc, setting utility poles on fire resulting in power outages around the area, officials said today.
Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 2:43 pm
As a thunderstorm rolled slowly west out of the Palm Springs area, a 20 percent chance of rain remained in the forecast for most of Los Angeles and Orange counties.
Posted May. 15, 2014, 8:41 am
Southern California will again swelter today and amid record-heat, bone-dry conditions and erratic winds -- the elements that create a high risk of wildfires.
Posted May. 12, 2014, 9:19 am
Strong Santa Ana winds again will sweep the Southland today amid low humidity, and a red flag warning indicating a high risk of wildfire will be in force in much of the region.
Posted May. 11, 2014, 9:35 am
Autumn-like Santa Ana winds raked across Southern California today, toppling a few trees and causing scattered blackouts, but forecasters warned the fire danger will get worse as temperatures climb above 100 in many areas this week.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 9:03 am
Fire weather gripped the Southland today -- the result of fierce Santa Ana winds, single-digit humidity and unseasonably high temperatures -- prompting the Los Angeles Fire Department to beef up firefighter strength at 10 stations and impose parking restrictions on narrow, hilly streets.
Posted Apr. 29, 2014, 9:21 am
Strong, gusty offshore winds will whip across the Southland today amid low humidity, bone-dry vegetation and unseasonably high temperature, creating wildfire conditions, forecasters said.
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:23 am
The temperature in Santa Monica will remain cool this week, but the sun will be out with next to no cloud cover.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:31 am
Showers are likely in Santa Monica today with a high near 57, according to the National Weather Service. It will be breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
Posted Nov. 21, 2013, 8:03 am
Showers with thunderstorms are possible after 10 am – that’s the forecast for Santa Monica Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. A high near 65 is expected with southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Posted Sep. 5, 2013, 8:01 am
The heat wave is on with triple digits expected across the Southland over the next few days. In Santa Monica, the temperature is expected to reach 84 degree today through Saturday.
Posted Jun. 27, 2013, 8:45 am
With the mercury expected to hit high temperatures this weekend, The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to stay safe as the temperatures soar.
Posted Mar. 25, 2012, 1:58 am
Thunderstorms that could produce small hail are predicted for Santa Monica after 11 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service. ...